“I’m too puffed”

“I’m too puffed” When Victor uttered these words as we hurried towards his classroom in the pouring rain I knew trouble was brewing. He was lying – he wasn’t puffed. He was using that as an excuse to stop, even though the bell had rung and we were running late for the second day in […]

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Lessons from the dojo

Yesterday the biggest of my little mates had a karate lesson. It was only his third lesson, and he’s a shy kinda guy with these things – likes to hang back and watch, needs lots of encouragement from me to get involved (even though you can tell just by looking at him that he’s fanging […]

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The Cull

Happy new year! A bit tardy with the first post of 2017, sorry about that. Being on time has never been my forte and it seems the dawning of a new year hasn’t miraculously cured me of my slackness. Joel and I kicked off January with a huge declutter, and it’s been super liberating. For […]

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Don’t give a sheet

This is going to be a seriously controversial post and I know some of you will think of me differently after reading this, but I really feel that the subject warrants discussion. I’ve stopped using top sheets on our beds.

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Er, school… what?

On Friday I picked up school enrolment forms for LV. I’m having some trouble getting my head around all this because:

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Calling a spade a spade

You take a measly couple of years off writing and next thing you know, BAM, there are mum blogs all over the internet. I mean, there always have been, but the phenomenon is all jacked up on steroids now. There’s a whole local mum blog community that I was completely unaware of, despite being bang […]

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A Year On

The twins turned one on Saturday and I’m in a state of disbelief. How is it those tiny little 2kg babies we brought home from hospital are now hulking great big one year olds?

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